cortical

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From Latin cortex (bark).

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cortical (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Pertaining to the outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as the kidney or the brain.
  2. (botany) Pertaining to the cortex of a stem or root—the tissue that lies inward from the epidermis, but exterior to the vascular tissue.

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